Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia

 April 2010


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IAM-026 Sinuate ceratosoma, Ceratosoma sinuatum

Sinuate ceratosoma



IAM-027 Pygmy cuttlefish, Sepia sp

Pygmy cuttlefish



IAM-028 allied cowrie Serratovolva dondani

allied cowrie



IAM-029 Xeno or Wire coral crab,  Xenocarcinus tuberculatus

Xeno or Wire coral crab



IAM-030 Thorny seahorse, Hippocampus histrix 2

Thorny seahorse 2


IAM-031 Red-gilled nembrotha, Nembrotha rutilans

Red-gilled nembrotha


IAM-032 Three-lobed ceratosoma, Ceratosoma trilobatum

Three-lobed ceratosoma


IAM-033 Common seahorse, Hippocampus taeniopterus

Common seahorse


IAM-034 mantis shrimp Odontodactylus latirostris

Pink tail mantis shrimp


IAM-035 Peacock mantis shrimp, Odontodactylus scyllarus

Peacock mantis shrimp


IAM-036 Estuary stonefish, Synanceia horrida

Estuary stonefish


IAM-037 mating Crested nembrotha, Nembrotha cristata


Crested nembrotha

IAM-038 Rigid shrimpfish, Centriscus scutatus

Rigid shrimpfish

IAM-039 Pinnate batfish, Platax pinnatus

 Pinnate batfish


IAM-040 Urchin clingfish, Diademichthys lineatus

Urchin clingfish

IAM-041 Anemone carrier, Dardanus pedunculatus

Anemone carrier


IAM-042 Red-lined jorunna, Jorunna rubescens

Red-lined jorunna


IAM-043 Two-tone pygmy squid, Idiosepius pygmaeus, with shrimp

Two-tone pygmy squid


IAM-044 Western king prawn, Melicertus latisulcatus 1

Western king prawn 1


IAM-045 Western king prawn, Melicertus latisulcatus 2

Western king prawn 2



IAM-046.nef unidentified female Saron sp

unidentified female Saron


IAM-047 Bigfin reef squid, Sepioteuthis lessoniana 1

Bigfin reef squid 1

IAM-048 Bigfin reef squid, Sepioteuthis lessoniana 2

Bigfin reef squid 2



IAM-049 Ornate ghostpipefish, Solenostomus paradoxus 2

Ornate ghostpipefish 2


IAM-050 Stargazer snake eel, Brachysomophis cirrocheilos

Stargazer snake eel


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all pictures made by Rokus Groeneveld

Nikon D200 with 60mm macro in Subal ND20 housing

Strobe: Subtronic Mega Color